Photosynthesis or why light matters

February 27, 2016 at 3:44 pm

Process of photosynthesis

Heart-leaf philodendron, philodendron scandens

February 16, 2016 at 4:57 pm

Heart-leaf philodendron, philodendron scandens

Philodendron scandens with its attractive heart-shaped leaves is one of the least demanding ivies which you can grow indoors. It looks excellent when climbing up a support or hanging down from a basket attached to a ceiling. An ideal plant?

Spider mites – house plant diseases

February 4, 2016 at 5:27 pm

spider, tetranychus urticaeIf the leaves of your plant are drying out and you can see a fine spider’s web under them then the flower has probably been infested by the spider mite – the most common pest to prey on house plants.